Ocean City Hosts Annual Preparedness Town Hall Mon. Aug. 22nd


“Are you ready?” The Ocean City Department of Emergency Services hosts the annual Town Hall Meeting for Preparedness next Monday, August 22nd. It is intended to help families and businesses to be prepared for any emergency, especially going into the hurricane season. Preparation means being self-sufficient for a minimum of 72 hours, or more realistically…

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Are You Prepared For Emergencies?


The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season has now concluded, but emergency preparation should always be on the radar according to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center. We are on the verge of winter-storm season, with the potential for snow that makes travel impossible or ice storms that could cause power…

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Gas Prices Increase with Loosening of Coronavirus Restrictions


Over the past week, gas prices have increased nationally by 3 cents to $1.97 a gallon which is 84 cents less than a year ago.  There was also a 700,000 barrel decrease in total domestic stock.  In Delaware gas prices increase 1 cent to $1.88 per gallon.  Officials at AAA Mid-Atlantic expect pump prices to…

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Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Friday


Friday is the beginning of hurricane season – according to the calendar.  However we’ve already seen Alberto form in the Gulf of Mexico and move up through the center of the country.  The forecast for this year is for a near or above normal season with 10 to 16 named storms with, 5 to 9…

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